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CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 3:00pm EST
, the south value -- new mexico, from the south valley. we lived in new mexico together while she did research on addiction for her research paper. we have stapp ford people remitting here -- we have stanford people representing here tonight. [laughter] i followed her on to another land scape, northern new mexico, which i'd already seen. i had been there a couple times as a tourist when i was younger, but we've seen new mexico remitted arian tis -- artistically whether it's a
PBS
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
in massachusetts, linda lackl, a twice-elected governor of hawaii, running for the senate, and other wilson in new mexico, who were good statewide candidates with good credentials who lost for one reason, they had (r) next to their name. this is an albatross. this is a problem for republicans to deal with, and the president knows he has an advantage and the republicans have to get beyond this is a day are going to become competitive. >> any wiggle room in the house, charles? >> i don't understand when colby says for the president raising rates is a matter of principle. there was no principle involved. obama himself said at a briefing in july 2011 press conference that you can raise the $1.20 trillion that he wanted at the time without raising rates, by doing it by eliminating deductions and exclusions, which is the more rational way. obama's, and debt reduction commission had recommended that you raise tens of revenue for the federal government, you do tax reform, and you actually lower rates while you expand the base, and the reason is that if you raise rates, you injure economic expansion, if yo
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
this -- you have people like scott brown in massachusetts, linda lingle in hawaii heather wilson in new mexico who were good statewide candidates with good credentials who lost for one reason -- they had "r" next to their name. it did not hurt heidi heidkamp or jon tester. this is an albatross for the republicans to deal with. the president knows he has the advantage, and the republicans have to get beyond this if they become combative as a party. >> any wiggle room in the house charles? >> i don't understandnd when colby says that for the president raisising rates is s a matter of principle. there is no principle here. the president himself said at the july 2011 press conference that if you raise the $1.20 trillion that he wanted at the time without raising rates, by eliminating deductions and exclusions, which is t the more rational way. obama's on a debt reduction commission recommended that you raise tens of revenue with the fedel govovernment, you do tax reform and you actually lower rates while you e expand the base, and if you raisise rates, you e going to injure e economic expansion.
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
, patriotic music going on. a lot of propaganda music and pictures all the time. the new mexico governor bill richardson has been to korea 40 times going back to 1990. >> we're here on a subway train. we're go to take off. we'll see where it goes. i have no idea where it goes. so far, so good. tony, what do you think of this? >> it reminds me of an underground bombshell ter. it's a very colorful station with all of the paintings and color. it's very crowded. midday. a lot of people moving forward, moving backwards. >> do people pay for these -- >> yeah, they do. >> how much do they -- >> five wuans per ride. >> how much is that in new york? >> 100 yuans to the dollar. >> so five cents. >> most people use six-month passes for about 100 yuan. >> so a dollar? >> yes. very cheap. that's a pretty good deal. we're moving now. it's pretty smooth. >> but sometimes it goes dark. electricity shortages are always a problem in north korea. we went to this high school where the students were in cold classrooms with overcoats. so cold you could see their breath. the rooms were not well-lit. all right. here
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
in the border area of southern new mexico. the way the drug war is fought convinced me to write this book, "too high to fail." my next-door neighbor was a retiree growing 13 plants. i wake up to helicopter. i thought i was in trouble for some petition i had signed. there is a massive squad carting this old guy out to jail. a year later, the mayor of columbus, new mexico is a card-carrying cartel member to facilitate the killing down there. as well-intentioned as law enforcement is, most law enforcement i dealt with in the course of researching this book are trying to do their best. as long as the incentivizing and funding is there, it is basically law enforcement bureaucracy and prison bureaucracy we fund to lose this war. all it does is jack up prices. >> we're going to take a break. i'm kind of a square on this. it's nerdland. i'm actually a bit of a nerd. we'll talk about that when we come back. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 9:00am PST
an hour ago. joining us is former new mexico governor bill richardson. gooz to see you. you're a former u.n. ambassador to the. does it concern you? >> it does concern me. my hope was that the new leader in north korea, kim jong-un, would pick a different path than his father, that he would be more moderate. i think still there's possibilities of dialogue. i'm not sure when. i think he did this for domestic reasons. the last missile launch failed. he only has one year in leadership. he wants to show his people that despite their economic problems, they have military and missile technolo technology, that they're a major power in space, militarilmilita buttress themselves with the north korean military. it was mainly a domestic shot he took, but also he said to the world, you have to deal with me. i'm a major player. >> so it's for domestic audience largely here. should the united states and should others be worried this launch could mean there's a capability to hit the western coast of the united states? is that a concern what actually was accomplished here beyond the politi politics? >> i
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
mexico. we're going to california and texas and new york. we're going to south dakota and oregon and washington and michigan, and then we're going to washington, d.c. to take back the white house! yeah! >> it was the scream that defined howard dean's ill-fated candidacy. intense to borderline manic. research conducted for a group called media cultured society shows it was his microphone because it only picked up his remarks for tv, not the crowd's boisterous cheering around him. a video camera picked up the crowd noise overpowering him. i think i speak for howard dean when i say, so now you tell me. >>> up next, not only does president obama have math on his side, he's got the polls too. he's taking his fiscal cliff case on the road. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. >>> just to be clear, i'm not going to sign any package that somehow prevents the top rate from going up for folks at the top 2%, but i do remain optimistic that we can get something done that is good for families like this one and that is good for the american economy. >> welcome back to "hardball.
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
" with greta van susteren whose guest is new mexico governor martinez. she has been outspoken about immigration reform. we have her thoughts tomorrow night 10:00 p.m. >> jamie: also, one college is taking a new approach to fighting obesity. taking money from sports programs and shifting it literally to the student body. can it work? we'll take a look. >> jamie: we like the sound of this. college in georgia taking a bold step to transform the on-campus wellness program. spellman college which historically has been a school for black women. there are now planning to scrap their ncaa athletics program and use that money to benefit the entire student body. elizabeth prann live from atlanta with details on that. >> reporter: you are right, the decision to cut the division iii athletic program could potentially benefit all 2100 students on campus. the president of the college says she is getting a lot of inquirys about the transition. time is running out for the spellman college jaguars. sophomore amber banks know this is her last year as a division iii athlete. >> tough pill to swallow. >> reporter:
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
, former u.s. ambassador to the united nations former governor of new mexico, bill richardson, and he traveled to north korea a few years ago. nice to see you, governor. this is bordering on absurd. what is kim jong-un caring what we do now? it is not like he is running out of food. he clearly does not care about his people. >>guest: well, he did this partly for domestic reasons. the last missile test failed. he has been in office a year. he wants to show the people that he is firmly in control, that the country has military space power, and they are having serious economic problems. part of the test was for domestic reason but he is saying to the world, you have to feel with me, i have nuclear weapons. i have icbm missile tests. i thought that maybe, because he was educated in switzerland, because he speaks english, new leader, seemed comfortable with his people, that he might go in a new direction. he will be following his father and the bellicose attitude they have had. it looks like it, anyway, but the question is, what do we do about it? that is the key. >>shepard: we have 40,000
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 1:00am PST
note and atlantic magazine. steve is also a former policy adviser for new mexico senator jeff bingaman. thank you for being here. >> great to be with you rachel. >> am i being naive to think this was going to pass? >> a lot of people thought it was going to pass. of all the treaties, this would be the easiest to pass. there were other treaties pending. this is about people in need and it didn't. this is a branch of the gop that did you want represent all republicans, but it's the obnoxious nationalist wing that really resents any international deal making. there's a lot of worry not just about people with disabilities, but all the other treaties that position the united states and show that it can be the primary sculptor of global affairs, and we're defecting from that as of today's vote. >> so 126 countries ratifying this, but us, not ratifying it. particularly when it's modeled on our law. that takes us out of a global leadership role? >> it leaves a void that the united states is walking away from the responsibility of primary leadership in the world of sculpting global affairs in t
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm PST
allegedly traveled from new mexico to vermont to carry out two murders. but according to police, the plot was foiled because of a missed highway exit, and the men wound up at the u.s./canada border crossing. officers discovered a warrant for 41-year-old mark stake and turned him over to state police for a probation violation. his 23-year-old nephew, tanner ruan was later arrested in upstate new york. police say they recovered pru pruning shears and documents linked to the crime in his car. just how much justin bieber knew about this is unclear. his representative would only say in a statement, we take every precaution to protect and ensure the safety of justin and his fans. >> now, the two suspects who were arrested in this conspiracy plot are both awaiting extradition to new mexico. both were assigned public defenders. we reached out to them for comment, but haven't yet gotten a response. wolf? >> what a story, mary, thank you. >>> happening now, the president and the house speaker, they go face to face. is either man blinking in this fiscal cliff standoff? we now know the ambassador, su
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
appoint the honorable tom udall, a senator from the state of new mexico, to perform the duties f the chair. signed: daniel k. inouye, president pro tempore. mr. reid: mr. president? the presiding officer: the majority leader is recognized. mr. reid: following leader remarks, which will be in a period of morning business until 11:45 today. senators will be permitted to speak for up to ten minutes each. we would like that time to be for speeches for our retiring senators. at 11:45, the senate will move to consider the nominations of walker and berg, judges. we expect only two roll call votes since we hope the berg nomination will be confirmed by voice. mr. president, we democrats have been saying for more than four months, it's time for the thousands pass a middle-class tax cut which we approved here in the senate in july. as the days until the country goes over the fiscal cliff goes by, more and more republicans have joined our chorus. they recognize that the willing misto compromise sooner has put them in a real bind. so reasonable republicans are asking the house leadership to allow a vot
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 8:00am PST
as well. all of it revealed by a local tv station in new mexico, krqe-tv, the station reporting that a convicted killer doing time in prison recruited two men from new mexico to carry out the plot on his behalf. mark stack key was one of those hit men. he apparently tipped off the police himself who arrested him and his accomplice. there's stackye. his accomplice, tanner rain. rain had gardening sheers on his person, reportedly for the castration part of this plot. the plan was to kill him at madison square garden here in new york city. they were to strangle him using bow ties and dismember him. both men are in custody, as is dana martin who was serving a life sentence for the 2000 rape and murder of a young girl. martin is told to be obsessed to the point of having bieber's face tattooed on his leg. jon: anything about motive? i mean, just what was this all about? >> reporter: it seems that this guy who came up with the plot is obsessed with justin bieber. i mentioned the tattoo. he also has some weird thing with bow ties where he had used bow ties to kill victims in past crime
LINKTV
Dec 20, 2012 8:00am PST
at the situation in mexico with david barstow. a new study is predicting a current trends hold fatalities caused by guns in the u.s. will likely exceed those caused by traffic incidents for the first time by 2015. according to bloomberg news, while motor vehicle deaths dropped 22% from 2005 to 2010, firearm deaths are now on the rise from a low point in 2000. based on a 10-year average trend, gun deaths will jump to almost 33,0002015, while auto deaths will drop to 32,003 had experts attribute the shift to public policy, including stricter vehicle standards restrictions on young drivers and a number of new safety laws. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. funerals continue in newtown, connecticut after friday's shooting rampage that left 20 students and six staff members dead at the sandy hook elementary school. for more children were laid to rest wednesday, as well as the principle of the school, dawn hoch
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 1:00am PST
. and now that you have a new president just installed in mexico, the relations with the united states are especially important to treat the united states citizens who are peaceful in their intent, innocent in their observation of the mexican laws. >> bill: here now and attorney fox news anchor megyn kelly looking at the story. this is ridiculous, right? >> stottlely ridiculous. >> why don't they turn him away at the border. >> bill: all he had to do was that taking the antique gun to costa rica to go hunting. that wasn't smart on his part. you go to mexico, don't do anything, don't take anything, don't drive there, just fly, in go to your resort hotel. and get the hell out. >> you really have to think don't bother going until mr. hammar gets out of prison. >> bill: i don't think anybody should go. >> this guy serves our country honorably. he had to goes into prost traumatic stress treatment. his buddies had gotten killed during service. he gets out of that and he goes just to have a surfing trip. >> bill: just to go down and have a little fun. >> not like he is trying to pull a fast o
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
in of mexico's new president. demonstrators clashed with police outside the congress building as the new president took the oath of office. they're upset his party is back in power. inside the billing, mexico's new leader promised to return peace, prosperity, and security to the country which has been racked by killer drug violence. >>> rescue efforts are under way in japan following a horrifying accident. a highway tunnel west of tokyo collapsed, trapping cars inside and then sparking a fire. police say they have found several burned bodies in one vehicle. they're trying to get to at least two others trapped inside. it's not clear how many people may still be inside that tunnel. >>> now to egypt. the country's high court has postponed a critical hearing on the controversial new draft constitution. this as thousands of president morsiremain camped in the streets. tell us what the high court was supposed to be hearing and why they're not meeting after all. >> reporter: well, this was a big development this morning in cairo. now it seems over the past 24 hours the momentum in this conflict
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
, former miss fitness of new mexico and the official personal trainer of the atlanta hawks cheerleaders. so you say that people shouldn't worry about hitting the gym. >> no, you just want to focus on being less sedentary. you want to move when you can. it's not about necessarily getting to the gym and getting on a treadmill or elliptical machine. you just want to move. if you have a desk job, you want to get up every hour, move around a few minutes a day. if you sit a lot. you really want to stand up when you can. i feel like we're going to evolve into this hunch backed society. so you want to focus on standing up, engaging the core and moving around. >> i know you brought a few problems with you. one of them kind of scares me. it's a broom. what are we doing with that? >> we're going to be cleaning. >>. >> okay, good. >> you can do several things. you can put the broom behind your neck. stand feet shoulder width apart, engage your abs and you'll twist side to side. so we'll work our obliques here, just with a brook so you can be sweeping, and then in the middle of sweeping, you can do the
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
degree from the university of california in 1973 and graduated from the university of new mexico school of law in 1976. judge grimm was admitted to the maryland bar in 1977. he has strong roots, legal experience and community involvement in the state of maryland. judge grimm lives with his family in towson, maryland. judge grimm began his legal career after graduating law school back in maryland as a captain of the united states army judge advocate corps at aberdeen proving grounds in maryland. he worked at the pentagon before heading back to the baltimore region alternating working in private practice and working in the state's attorney general's office, while continuing to serve as an active duty u.s. army j.a.g. corps officer with occasional stints in the pentagon. in 1997, judge grimm was elected a magistrate judge by the judges of the u.s. district court for the district of maryland and in 2006 became the chief u.s. magistrate judge in baltimore. in 2009, chief justice john roberts appointed judge grimm to serve as a member of the advisory committee for the federal rules of civil p
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 1:40am PST
, mississippi, idaho, new mexico and nevada all broke party lines to get it done. so today's decision day and it's a big component. so those are the numbers. we'll see where it stands. >> interesting to see how that shakes out. >>> now to the other political mess in washington. there's so many of them. the looming fiscal cliff. >> the two principals faced off yet again. and karen traverse has our daily progress report. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. more signs that they're no closer to a deal to the fiscal cliff. but at least yesterday, president obama and house speaker john boehner sat down and talked. house speaker john boehner paid a visit to the white house for a nearly hour-long meeting with president obama. it was their second face-to-face session in the past five days. the president was asked if he's feeling optimistic. >> it's a work in progress. >> reporter: very much in progress. right now there's even disagreement on what they're disagreeing about. is it tax rates for the wealthy? >> there are some clear, you know, red lines when it comes to
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >>> meanwhile, mexico's new president has just been sworn in and his election marks the republic return of the party that ruled south of the border for seven decades. so, what is going to change? >>> many say the latino vote that allowed our president to secure his second term. but what is behind, what is behind the big idea of this record turn out? before we get to all of that, the fiscal cliff. we start with president obama digging in his heels about raising taxes on the wealthiest. senior administration official telling "the wall street journal" there will be no new offers until republicans allow tax rates to go up on top earners. this morning, the president accusing the gop of brinksmanship while republican senator orrin hatch said democrats are asking for too much. >> it's unacceptable for some republicans in congress to hold middle class tax cuts hostage simply because they refuse to let tax rates go up on the weltiest americans. >> what he proposed this week was a classic bait and switch on the american people. a tax increase double the size of what he campaigned on. >> joining m
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
inmates at the new mexico prison and a third man came up with a plan to strangle bieber. the plan fell apart when stake was arrested after being released from prison. martin then confessed the plan. he is reportedly obsessed with bieber and has a bieber tattoo on his leg. bieber's management says he's okay. >>> celebrities up this early hour, only means one thing in hollywood. it is time to announce the nominees and this morning, the hollywood foreign press association announces who is up for a golden globe. nischelle turner is in beverly hills up early. you warned me yesterday that we're going to be doing this all over again. >> reporter: yes. >> which films were nominated? >> reporter: well you know what they do, don, and i know so many people that sit home and watch awards show hate when people wait until the very end of the show to announce who wins the best movie, right? well this is what i'm going to do for you, i'll give that to you first thing, the grand daddy of them all and give you the nominees for best picture in the drama category and best picture in the comedy category. b
CNN
Dec 14, 2012 2:00am PST
dumping out of there. a foot of snow expected in the mountains of new mexico. several inches if not a foot of snow. and a pretty potent one. out to the plains, pump up the heat across the southern plains. temperatures well above normal. east of the mississippi. temperatures where they should be. comfortably chilly. sunshine coming up. should warm things up. clear night last night if you got out to see the geminid meteor shower. chicago, 49. not too bad to do your mid december christmas showers. >> i saw the meteors before i went to bed and when i woke up. >> his kids ran in, dad, dad, you can't miss this. >> good stuff if you could brave the chill. >> thank you, appreciate it. >>> coming up, we'll introduce to you a remarkable young man using talent to turn the heartache of cancer into an inspiring legacy. >>> welcome back. good morning. a story of a brave young man who lives in minnesota. only 17 and not expected to see 18. >> he has terminal cancer. he's accepted his fate, but he's leaving for his family and friends a beautiful, musical legacy. here is ed lavendera. >> reporter: zach sob
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
new mexico for five minutes. mr. udall: mr. president -- and thank you, senator kerry, for the recognition, and, mr. president, really appreciate it. i've been an early supporter of the ratification of this important treaty, and i'm pleased to have been able to work with senators durbin, mccain, harkin, moran, coons, and barrasso and in particular want to say thank you to the chairman and the ranking member on the foreign relations committee. i thank all of these fine senators for their bipartisan work on this bill. we still have work to do to improve our treatment and acceptance of disabled persons, but through the americans with disabilities act, the united states has been at the forefront of protecting the dignity of people with disabilities. this treaty will help expand american values and leadership throughout the world. it is a vital step forward in respecting the rights of the disabled. as a member of the foreign relations committee, i am aware of the challenges that many countries face. these challenges include supporting their disabled citizens. our nation has
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
't the senator from arizona -- i'm going to hold off on that if i may. but they recognize the senator from new mexico for five minutes. >> mr. president, thank you, senator kerry for the recognition and mr. president, and really appreciated. i've been an early supporter of the ratification of this important treaty and i'm pleased to have been able to work with senators durbin, mccain, harkin, moran, koons and barrasso in particular want to stay thank you to the chairman and raking member of the foreign relations committee. i think all of these fine senators for their bipartisan work on this bill. we still have work to do to improve our treatment and acceptance of disabled persons. through the americans with disabilities act, the united states has been at the forefront of protecting the dignity of people with disabilities. this review will help expand american values and leadership throughout the world. it is a vital step forward in respecting the rights of the disabled. as a member of the foreign relations committee, i'm aware of the challenges of many countries face. these challenges include
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
new mexico and the senator from virginia. our first secretary of the treasury, alexander hamilton, observe energy is a leading character in good government. the president must lead in a divided government and must not advocate his or her responsibility. president obama has the responsibility to propose a real bipartisan plan to avert the fiscal cliff that can pass both the house and the senate. withdrawing from the recommendations of the simpson- bowles commission, the president could propose a plan that would not only avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but also help us avert the fiscal abyss. if president obama were to offer such a plan, republicans would act favorably. going over the cliff is unnecessary. as it has been observed in "the wall street journal," the president is boxing in the republicans. he is offering them a deal they cannot accept. first, the president has repeatedly called for a balanced solution involving both revenue and less spending. what is obvious to the most casual observer is that this plan is not a balanced. the fiscal cliff involves nearly four dollars
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
" everybody. check out gretta on the record tomorrow night with new mexico governor susanna martinez, a rising star in the party. who knows where her role will be as we move forward. certainly, someone that will be mentioned at the very least as a vice-president next time around. >> alisyn: it's interesting, because gretta gets sort of a back, back stage view of governor martinez and not just a sit-down. >> dave: and certainly will reveal her plan for immigration in the party moving forward. >> alisyn: tune into that. meanwhile, we have the headlines because egypt's supreme court is suspending all work. after thousands of egyptians took to the streets to support their president. >> hey. >> alisyn: this is the scene in cairo yesterday as egyptians rallied behind president morsi and now says he will not keep working until the pressure on them ends. and there will ab vote on a new constitution in two weeks, if approved, it would take the place of the one passed in november and opponents say the constitution is flawed and undermines basic freedom. there's new details about that horrible miami bus
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
next year, new tax in new york city will carry a made in mexico label. mexico is the top exporter of flat screen tvs. in fact, mexico exports more manufactured products than all the other countries in latin america combined. three main factors are in play. for one, geography. sharing a border with the united states means heavy products are cheaper to transport across than if they were manufactured in asia. the second factor is nafta, mexican products are subject to lower duties than those from other countries. in fact, the economist points out that mexico has trade deals with 44 countries, the most of any nation in the world. the third factor is wages. as other manufacturing hubs become more expensive, mexico has become more competitive. according to hsbc in 2000 mexican workers earned nearly five times the salary of their chinese peers. but by 2011, mexican workers were only about a third more expensive than chinese workers. when you project all these advantages into the next few years, mexico's economic future looks robust. the national intelligence council released an important
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
to show launch preparations. >>> mexico has a new president, enrique pena nieto assumed that office in a small ceremony after midnight and will be sworn in later today. >>> in southern new jersey, a large area surrounding the scene of a derailed freight train has been evacuated. four tankers tumbled and released dangerous chemicals that made dozens of people sick. residents might have to stay away for several days. >>> and people are flocking to north carolina, the city known as christmas town usa where the holiday lights went on last night and will draw thousands of visitors through the season. those are your fast five headlines. >>> let's go back to washington now, and the imposing calendar one month from day the united states will be launched over the fiscal cliff if congress and the white house can't agree on a resolution. president obama and house speaker boehner took the fight to the podiums. >> it's not acceptable to me and i don't think it's acceptable to you for just a handful of republicans in congress to hold middle-class tax cuts hostage simply because they don't want ta
PBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
in an ancient mayan calendar. in mexico, tourists and new age spiritualists gathered to greet the day at mayan archaeological sites. and thousands converged on stonehenge in england for an "end of the world" party coinciding with the winter solstice. it may not be doomsday, but americans are feeling less hopeful about the future. the university of michigan's consumer confidence index fell this month to the lowest point since july. and wall street gave ground today on worries about the lack of a budget deal in washington. the dow jones industrial average lost almost 121 points to close near 13,190. the nasdaq fell 29 points to close at 3,021. for the week, the dow gained about half a percent; the nasdaq rose 1.7%. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and we return to the aftermath of the shootings in newtown, connecticut, a week ago today. ray suarez begins our coverage of the latest developments. >> suarez: a cold rain fell this morning in newtown, connecticut, as townspeople and officials gathered at city hall for a moment of silence. at 9:30, a bell rang
PBS
Dec 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
hilsum of "independent television news." >> reporter: tourists are flocking to mexico and guatemala to sites where the ancient maya lived and where their descendents are channeling the wisdom of their forebearers. >> we're hoping for some sort of a contact event, meet some beings of other species and really just asking for help. >> reporter: in the meantime, archaeologists keep trying to explain it's the end of an era, not of the world. the ancient maya split time into periods of 400 years and tomorrow is the end of a cycle of 136. 7,000 miles away in moscow, a cold war era bunker is being prepared. "the enemy of the state has launched atomic missiles" says the vce. maybe th time it will be an asteroid. the plan is to have a party tonight and wait it out. entry fee: a thousand dollars. in china, hundreds of people from the almighty god cult have been arrested for distributing leaflets. their crime? not warning of the end of the world but promoting war on the big red dragon-- the communist party. in the south of france it's believed by new ages to be the only safe place in the world.
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2012 9:00am PST
% drop since the last quarter of business. >>> mexico's new president has just been sworn into office. that is president enrique pena nieto. we're keeping an close eye on this. there was a delay in the swearing in ceremony. there have been a lot of protesters. but the police were able to disperse that crowd. that has just happened. the president is walking around there. sort of a sash there around him. again mexican president pena nieto has taken office. >>> let's get though now to today's list of number ones. the rush hour new york city is probably worse these days but it's kind of good news. the new york area is the leader in new jobs. about 128,000 more people were working in the big apple compared to a year earlier. at the same time houston gained about 96,000 jobs. los angeles about 78,000. given its record energy production, north carolina has been named as the best-run stat. wyoming slips to second in this year's 24 sln 7 wall street.com rankings. nebraska is third. california wins the dubious distinction of the worst-run state just ahead of rhode island and illinois. >>> well,
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 1:00pm PST
from the fumes. >>> mexico sharing in its new president amid protests, taking the oath of office, bringing the institutional revolutionary ruling party back to power after a 12-year hiatus. >> gregg: leading al-qaeda terror suspect in yemen now in police custody. government spokesman saying the suspect is one of the country's most wanted fugitives and one of the most deadly leaders in the terror network responsible for a number of terrorist attacks. washington considers the branch the most dangerous offshoot. >> heather: in florida, two brothers, ages 20 and 30, are under arrest charged with plotting to provide support to terrorists and to use weapons of mass destruction within the united states. the two men are of pakinstani descent, but they are naturalized u.s. citizens. federal prosecutors say that the brothers provided cash and support for conspiracy to obtain some sort of explosives. no specific targets were revealed and details of the suspected plot have not been released. >> gregg: getting new details in the reported murder-suicide involving the professional football play
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